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Andrea Ambros, of Hartland, Vt., runs down the Brownsville Trail after her second summit of Mt. Ascutney in Brownsville, Vt., on June 27, 2015. Several years ago when training for several long-distance trail running events, Ambros teamed up with Raina White to develop what they call the Ascutney Mountain Triple Ascent, a route that covers over 21 miles, summits the mountain three times and utilizes all trails on the mountain. (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Three Times Is the Charm: Run, Run, Run to the Top of Mt. Ascutney

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Not everyone would call running 21 miles up and down a mountain “fun,” “stimulating” or “really nice.” Yet that’s how the handful of people who summited Mount Ascutney three times in a row last weekend described the experience. Which is not to say it was easy, even for those accomplished athletes. “Halfway up every time I was thinking to myself, …

Engagement: Dattilio — Ash

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Quechee — Lin Dattilio, of Hartland, and David Dattilio, of White River Junction, have announced the engagement of their son, Matthew Dattilio, to Marybeth Ash. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Susan and Anthony Ash, of Westborough, Mass. She graduated from St. Michael’s College in 2011 and is employed as a financial analyst …

Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard, 88, a long time resident of Hartland, died following a lengthy illness, Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Cedar Hill Care Center in Windsor, Vt. Jim was born March 31, 1927, in Randolph, Vt., the youngest child of Ernest Samuel and Clytie Henrietta (Hyzer) (Wood) Howard. Jim lived on the Grand View Farm in West Hartford where …

Jacks Honor 1975 Team, Bow to Rutland

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Windsor — Apparently, a loss at Hanover helped fuel Windsor’s drive to the Vermont state baseball championship in 1975. On Saturday, before Windsor’s game with visiting Rutland, the Yellowjackets’ state championship team of ’75 was honored, and there …

Bicycling to Safety: Windsor Event Gives Children an Education on Wheels

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor Recreation Department wants as many kids as possible to get outside on bicycles this summer — safely. The department Saturday held its annual “Bike Rodeo” event, which for the last decade or so has …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Elizabeth Devereux

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Bloomfield Conn. — Elizabeth Devereux, 94, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in the Caleb Hitchcock Health Center at Duncaster in Bloomfield. Elizabeth was born in New Haven, Conn., on April 28, 1921, daughter of the late Donald Hart Hemingway and Elizabeth Chase Hemingway. She received her bachelor’s …

Charlotte C. Maxham

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Graveside services for Charlotte C. Maxham, 93, who died on Jan. 31, 2015, will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the Hartland Village Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt. …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Windsor Pitcher Picks Her Spots

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Windsor — Windsor High pitcher Ashlee Bly is not likely to strike fear in a batter with blazing speed, but she knows how to pitch and where she wants the ball to go. This past week, Bly led …

Vernon Duane Miller

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Menden, Vt. — Vernon Duane Miller passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. of a heart attack. He was born in Hartland, Vt. to Sheldon and Pearl (Miller) Miller on May 13, 1937. He attended Hartland and Windsor Schools. He graduated …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Vincent H. Dow

Monday, May 4, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Vincent H. Dow, 76, who died April 14, 2015, will be held Saturday, May 9, at 3 p.m. in the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland. The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor, Vt. is in charge of arrangements. …